Ideas ..... for an Old Fashioned Themed Christmas Party!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Ol'FashionHen, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. Ol'FashionHen

    Ol'FashionHen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 24, 2008
    The South
    I volunteered to host the womens Christmas party at church this year. I am wanting to have an old fashioned Christmas theme for it.
    I would like to have any suggestions or any information on what took place at Christmas parties or games that were played say 100-150 years ago. If you don't know of any but do know of some fun games to suggest PLEASE do. I am so excited and want everyone to have a good time, we always laugh so much at our womens parties, and games that are fun , or ones that you have to partner up for are so much fun we can barely complete the game task because we are laughing so hard ... seriously hold the tinkle and run to bathroom before you go on yourself laughing.
  2. MomtoSyd&Emma

    MomtoSyd&Emma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 13, 2009
    Southern VA
    when I think of an old fashioned Christmas I think of plum pudding, roasted chestnuts, and a yule log!
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

  4. dun chick

    dun chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    What about something along the lines of a victorian type christmas.
    I go to a craft fair every year and all the participants dress in victorian clothing with crafts from that era.
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Candle-lighted rooms will be decorated with evergreens, and the dining room set with china, crystal and silver. Visitors will be served hot mulled cider and will hear music by the Northern Dutchess Brass Ensemble and the Columbia Woodwind Quintet.
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

  7. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
  8. Ol'FashionHen

    Ol'FashionHen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 24, 2008
    The South
    Oh my goodness y'all ...... [​IMG] [​IMG] , keep em' coming , I was already thinking of dressing up old timey for the hosting, but I strongly doubt that I could get everyone to do it [​IMG] . I will be setting up lit unscented (some w/h allergies) candles, but I will still have to use some lighting because we have a few elderly who can't see real well in low lights. Oh I can't wait. So much to do.

  9. NoelTate

    NoelTate Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2008
    Mobile, AL
    I like the idea of decorating a tree. Pop some popcorn and bring cranberries so y'all can string those. Bring paper and supplies for people to make ornaments to decorate the tree with. Invite people to bring found decorations like bird nests. Turn off the lights and have someone read the Biblical nativity story and Moore's The Night Before Christmas aloud.
  10. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    I was going to say stringing popcorn and cranberries too. No one around here really does that anymore. They also did stockings that had fruit, candy canes, nuts, etc in them. Maybe you could pick up some cheap stockings at the dollar tree and give one to everyone who comes as a party favor? I don't know how many people are coming to the party, but if it was a small group you could even put their names on the stocking in glitter like we do at home.


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